RE: Moving from winxp to Windows 7

Subject: RE: Moving from winxp to Windows 7
From: Mike McCallister <mike -dot- mccallister -at- pkware -dot- com>
To: "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com>, 'Richard Melanson' <rmelanson -at- spirecorp -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 24 May 2011 18:02:36 +0000

Craig,

I'm not really aware of any Windows-migration-anxiety lists, though I'm sure we stand at the ready to help get you through it. 8-)

Some hopeful news: We migrated to Win7 and Office 2007 about a year ago with very few hiccups that I can recall. All the Word-based manuals and RoboHelp 8 Help files backed up and restored nicely, and things generally work as before. I have <ahem>adapted</ahem> to the Word ribbon, even if it does still frustrate me at times (Best tip I've received on this score: Ctrl+Shift+S to see the floating Styles dialog).

Hope this helps ease your pain...

Mike McCallister

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From: techwr-l-bounces+mike -dot- mccallister=pkware -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com [mailto:techwr-l-bounces+mike -dot- mccallister=pkware -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On Behalf Of Cardimon, Craig
Sent: Tuesday, May 24, 2011 12:33 PM
To: 'Richard Melanson'
Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: RE: Moving from winxp to Windows 7

That's encouraging. Frown.

I'm getting a clean install this week. I'm being backed up Wednesday - Thursday and I'm getting "upgraded" Thursday - Friday.

I'm HOPING it all goes well, cuz ALL our user guides and manuals are on my machine in MadCap Flare. Shiver.

I have my executables and my maintenance key, but still......

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richard Melanson [mailto:rmelanson -at- spirecorp -dot- com]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 24, 2011 1:26 PM
> To: Cardimon, Craig; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: RE: Moving from winxp to Windows 7
>
> I was given a new machine yesterday and I went from XP SP3 and Office
> 2003 to Windows 7 Pro and Office 2010,
> AAAAAAaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh !!!!! :-(
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: techwr-l-bounces+rmelanson=spirecorp -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> [mailto:techwr-l-bounces+rmelanson=spirecorp -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On
> Behalf Of Cardimon, Craig
> Sent: Tuesday, May 24, 2011 1:23 PM
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Moving from winxp to Windows 7
>
> I need a good mailing list to help with the shock of leaving Winxp and
> getting used to Windows 7. Suggestions?
>
>
> Cordially,
>
>
>
> Craig Cardimon
>
> Technical Writer
>
> Marketing Systems Group
>
>
>
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References:
Moving from winxp to Windows 7: From: Cardimon, Craig
RE: Moving from winxp to Windows 7: From: Richard Melanson
RE: Moving from winxp to Windows 7: From: Cardimon, Craig

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